The Curious Connection Between Distraction and Impulsivity

Impulse control, defined as the ability to control the desire for immediate gratification, is one of the precarious pillars of being human – stronger in some of us, weaker in others. It’s central to questions about why some people seem more prone to abuse drugs, commit crimes and engage in risky sexual behavior. Whether you immediately grabbed that cupcake off the kitchen counter when you were a kid, or somehow managed to leave it there until after dinner, can have tangible implications throughout life. Ov

Source: The Curious Connection Between Distraction and Impulsivity | Psychology Today

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